Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Lowell Goes on the DL Dice-K Might Be There til September

Last I updated, I mentioned Lowrie had to exit a rehab game early. ; Fortunately for Lowrie, this wasn’t a setback. ; However, yesterday word came out that Dice-K was going to be on the DL for longer than 15 days. ; While we may have already known that, I don’t think any of us were expecting him to be on there for as long September 1st. ;

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Sox are looking as far as that for the Japanese pitcher to return. ; Cafardo also mentioned that a source said Dice-K insisted that he did not need to the same strengthening program that the Red Sox pitchers were required to perform in the offseason. ; There doesn’t seem to be much evidence of whether or not this is true, but I hope it’s not. ; After all, RSN seems to be upset enough about Dice-K right now. ; That sure won’t help plead his case. ; Here’s the article written by Cafarado. ; It’s mainly about Alex Cora (and also an interview with Julian Tavarez) but gives tidbits of information after. ; One of these tidbits is where I got the info on Dice-K:

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